Orpington bride spends wedding night in cells after fight at Bromley Court Hotel, Bromley Hill, Bromley

News Shopper: Amy Ward and her new husband Allen Herve, pictured celebrating their engagement last year Amy Ward and her new husband Allen Herve, pictured celebrating their engagement last year

A NEWLYWED spent her first night of married life in Bromley police cells after being accused of glassing a man in the face at her wedding reception.

The 32-year-old woman, who has been named locally as Amy Ward, was still in her wedding dress when she was arrested on suspicion of GBH.

A 29-year-old man was glassed in the face during a brawl at the wedding reception at the Bromley Court Hotel, Bromley Hill, Bromley.

He suffered cuts and was taken by ambulance to Darent Valley Hospital in Darenth.

Another man, a 30-year-old, sustained a broken nose during the same incident but it is understood he was not attacked by Miss Ward.

He was taken to Princess Royal University Hospital, Farnborough, for treatment.

Police were called to the wedding party at around 1am on Sunday (December 9).

The 54-year-old bridegroom, named by locals as Allen Herve, was also treated at the scene by paramedics for a cut to his elbow.

His newly-wed wife spent all night and much of the following day in custody at Bromley police station before she was released without charge on Sunday afternoon.

The decision to release her came after both men told police they did not wish to press charges against the bride and would not assist police with their investigation.
But she was given a caution for affray.

A Met Police spokesman confirmed the bride was arrested on suspicion of assault causing GBH to the 29-year-old man, and was not arrested in connection with the injuries sustained by the 30-year-old man.

On Monday a neighbour of the newly married couple, who live in Gladstone Road, Orpington, said: "Amy was really looking forward to getting married.
"She and Allen seem very happy together.

"He's quite a lot older than her but they seem to get on very well.

"I'm quite shocked to hear what happened at her wedding, I'm sure she must be very upset about it all. I don't know why it happened."

Mr Herve is a CCTV enforcement and contract manager with Bromley Council where he has worked for more than 12 years.

On her Facebook page on Monday the new Mrs Herve had posted a picture of wedding cake figures depicting a bride and groom together.

And a female friend, who did not want to be named, said: "There is absolutely no way that Amy and Allen caused the trouble - far from it.

"There was a guest at the wedding who behaved like a complete animal and he caused the trouble.

"I've never known either Amy or Allen to get involved in anything like this before, it's not in their character.

"This guest got more and more drunk throughout the reception, increasingly misbehaved and acted totally out of order.

"The trouble started when he attacked Allen who had been trying to reason with him, telling him to behave.

"Amy saw Allen being attacked and was desperately trying to stop it.

"It would be very wrong to portray Amy or Allen in a bad way, neither of them was in any way to blame for this.

"I'm sure you can imagine how they must be feeling, no one would want something like this to happen at their wedding."

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10:27am Mon 10 Dec 12

Mole22A says...

Classy!
Classy! Mole22A

10:58am Mon 10 Dec 12

Gypo.Joe says...

'appy days all rund .

The Christmas day turn out will be a real tear up.
'appy days all rund . The Christmas day turn out will be a real tear up. Gypo.Joe

12:38pm Mon 10 Dec 12

Lord Erastus Theobald Piggott says...

When this kind of person says they are from Orpington, they really mean the Crays.
When this kind of person says they are from Orpington, they really mean the Crays. Lord Erastus Theobald Piggott

12:45pm Mon 10 Dec 12

Dartbored says...

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9:47pm Mon 10 Dec 12

plasticfantastic says...

Wasn't there a very similar story about Chapter One a few months back?
Wasn't there a very similar story about Chapter One a few months back? plasticfantastic

11:37pm Mon 10 Dec 12

rarecockneyguvnor says...

The brides photo in the Daily Wail she looks a right old biffer. Ridden hard and put away wet.

The groom works for Bromley 'Cancel', nice one !!
The brides photo in the Daily Wail she looks a right old biffer. Ridden hard and put away wet. The groom works for Bromley 'Cancel', nice one !! rarecockneyguvnor

10:00am Tue 11 Dec 12

ChavsRUs says...

They both work for the Bromley Council!
Great representation of local goverment staff.
They both work for the Bromley Council! Great representation of local goverment staff. ChavsRUs

11:28am Tue 11 Dec 12

Donna_T says...

Wait fer it, bound to be a bit of afters.
Wait fer it, bound to be a bit of afters. Donna_T

11:34am Tue 11 Dec 12

cookster says...

With a bit of luck the whole incident has been recorded on CCTV.
With a bit of luck the whole incident has been recorded on CCTV. cookster

11:47am Tue 11 Dec 12

Donna_T says...

CCTV dont make me laugh !!
CCTV dont make me laugh !! Donna_T

1:36pm Tue 11 Dec 12

Marty1979 says...

And I saw one of his daughters from previous marriage is 31
And I saw one of his daughters from previous marriage is 31 Marty1979

2:38pm Tue 11 Dec 12

The Fozziest of Bears says...

Isn't this story missing three words - Big, Fat and Gypsy ?
Isn't this story missing three words - Big, Fat and Gypsy ? The Fozziest of Bears

3:45pm Tue 11 Dec 12

Gypo.Joe says...

Ward must have council tenant genes somewhere in her, it's typical low life estate behaviour.

Coming soon to the Jeremy Kyle show.
Ward must have council tenant genes somewhere in her, it's typical low life estate behaviour. Coming soon to the Jeremy Kyle show. Gypo.Joe

4:03pm Tue 11 Dec 12

the wall says...

32 you're having a bubble! Glassing some drunk at your own wedding..... So underclass.
Reading about it in the Daily Wail ....embarrassing.

This just shows the type of morals and decorum woman have developed since being allowed to vote.
32 you're having a bubble! Glassing some drunk at your own wedding..... So underclass. Reading about it in the Daily Wail ....embarrassing. This just shows the type of morals and decorum woman have developed since being allowed to vote. the wall

4:47pm Tue 11 Dec 12

reasonable75 says...

Wonder if they asked for a refund on the honeymoon suite, as they were provided with alternative accomodation by the Met Police?
Wonder if they asked for a refund on the honeymoon suite, as they were provided with alternative accomodation by the Met Police? reasonable75

5:25pm Tue 11 Dec 12

danm5577 says...

Glassy women!
Glassy women! danm5577

7:10pm Tue 11 Dec 12

Marty1979 says...

Lord Erastus Theobald Piggott wrote:
When this kind of person says they are from Orpington, they really mean the Crays.
Don't keep blaming the Cray - if you check their address (Gladstone Road) its actually in Farnborough
[quote][p][bold]Lord Erastus Theobald Piggott[/bold] wrote: When this kind of person says they are from Orpington, they really mean the Crays.[/p][/quote]Don't keep blaming the Cray - if you check their address (Gladstone Road) its actually in Farnborough Marty1979

7:39am Wed 12 Dec 12

paulbexleyheath says...

trailer trash bird...... nice.
trailer trash bird...... nice. paulbexleyheath

8:13am Wed 12 Dec 12

Beckenhamlady says...

You all do make me laugh with your comments. She is a very classy lady. You are all so very quick to judge. You shouldn’t read all what you read in the papers they just make it up. The truth is the couple are a very polite couple. You shouldn’t tarnish every person with the same brush. Just because they live in a certain area or you seem to think they sound like chavs council tenants or a gypsy. God your all so sad.
You all do make me laugh with your comments. She is a very classy lady. You are all so very quick to judge. You shouldn’t read all what you read in the papers they just make it up. The truth is the couple are a very polite couple. You shouldn’t tarnish every person with the same brush. Just because they live in a certain area or you seem to think they sound like chavs council tenants or a gypsy. God your all so sad. Beckenhamlady

8:15am Wed 12 Dec 12

Beckenhamlady says...

Marty1979 wrote:
And I saw one of his daughters from previous marriage is 31
age is just a number.
[quote][p][bold]Marty1979[/bold] wrote: And I saw one of his daughters from previous marriage is 31[/p][/quote]age is just a number. Beckenhamlady

10:35am Wed 12 Dec 12

the wall says...

Beckenhamlady wrote:
You all do make me laugh with your comments. She is a very classy lady. You are all so very quick to judge. You shouldn’t read all what you read in the papers they just make it up. The truth is the couple are a very polite couple. You shouldn’t tarnish every person with the same brush. Just because they live in a certain area or you seem to think they sound like chavs council tenants or a gypsy. God your all so sad.
" You shouldn’t read all what you read in the papers they just make it up"..........What are you talking about?

Sorry but are you thick or have learning problems?
[quote][p][bold]Beckenhamlady[/bold] wrote: You all do make me laugh with your comments. She is a very classy lady. You are all so very quick to judge. You shouldn’t read all what you read in the papers they just make it up. The truth is the couple are a very polite couple. You shouldn’t tarnish every person with the same brush. Just because they live in a certain area or you seem to think they sound like chavs council tenants or a gypsy. God your all so sad.[/p][/quote]" You shouldn’t read all what you read in the papers they just make it up"..........What are you talking about? Sorry but are you thick or have learning problems? the wall

10:46am Wed 12 Dec 12

ron.1952 says...

It will never work out, far too big an age gap. Been there, done that, got the T shirt.

Mind you the 'deevorce' should make for a good read.

Ronny x
It will never work out, far too big an age gap. Been there, done that, got the T shirt. Mind you the 'deevorce' should make for a good read. Ronny x ron.1952

11:54am Wed 12 Dec 12

Dartbored says...

Beckenhamlady wrote:
You all do make me laugh with your comments. She is a very classy lady. You are all so very quick to judge. You shouldn’t read all what you read in the papers they just make it up. The truth is the couple are a very polite couple. You shouldn’t tarnish every person with the same brush. Just because they live in a certain area or you seem to think they sound like chavs council tenants or a gypsy. God your all so sad.
Appalling grammar aside, you sound like you know something we all don't - would you care to enlighten us?

Prey tell, we're all ears.
[quote][p][bold]Beckenhamlady[/bold] wrote: You all do make me laugh with your comments. She is a very classy lady. You are all so very quick to judge. You shouldn’t read all what you read in the papers they just make it up. The truth is the couple are a very polite couple. You shouldn’t tarnish every person with the same brush. Just because they live in a certain area or you seem to think they sound like chavs council tenants or a gypsy. God your all so sad.[/p][/quote]Appalling grammar aside, you sound like you know something we all don't - would you care to enlighten us? Prey tell, we're all ears. Dartbored

12:00pm Wed 12 Dec 12

Gypo.Joe says...

Beckenhamlady wrote:
You all do make me laugh with your comments. She is a very classy lady. You are all so very quick to judge. You shouldn’t read all what you read in the papers they just make it up. The truth is the couple are a very polite couple. You shouldn’t tarnish every person with the same brush. Just because they live in a certain area or you seem to think they sound like chavs council tenants or a gypsy. God your all so sad.
Beckenhamlady, well for a start there's no such thing.
[quote][p][bold]Beckenhamlady[/bold] wrote: You all do make me laugh with your comments. She is a very classy lady. You are all so very quick to judge. You shouldn’t read all what you read in the papers they just make it up. The truth is the couple are a very polite couple. You shouldn’t tarnish every person with the same brush. Just because they live in a certain area or you seem to think they sound like chavs council tenants or a gypsy. God your all so sad.[/p][/quote]Beckenhamlady, well for a start there's no such thing. Gypo.Joe

12:38pm Wed 12 Dec 12

Tip-Top says...

Amy Ward.....I would
Amy Ward.....I would Tip-Top

12:51pm Thu 13 Dec 12

Hk says...

Marty1979 wrote:
And I saw one of his daughters from previous marriage is 31
Does it really matter how old his daughter is! Seriously what a stupid comment. Dont mean he had her that young - he would have been 23. Not really a teenage parent or anything.
[quote][p][bold]Marty1979[/bold] wrote: And I saw one of his daughters from previous marriage is 31[/p][/quote]Does it really matter how old his daughter is! Seriously what a stupid comment. Dont mean he had her that young - he would have been 23. Not really a teenage parent or anything. Hk

4:32pm Thu 13 Dec 12

reasonable75 says...

Hk wrote:
Marty1979 wrote: And I saw one of his daughters from previous marriage is 31
Does it really matter how old his daughter is! Seriously what a stupid comment. Dont mean he had her that young - he would have been 23. Not really a teenage parent or anything.
Maybe that his new bride is the same age as his daughter?
[quote][p][bold]Hk[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Marty1979[/bold] wrote: And I saw one of his daughters from previous marriage is 31[/p][/quote]Does it really matter how old his daughter is! Seriously what a stupid comment. Dont mean he had her that young - he would have been 23. Not really a teenage parent or anything.[/p][/quote]Maybe that his new bride is the same age as his daughter? reasonable75

11:00am Fri 14 Dec 12

Hk says...

reasonable75 wrote:
Hk wrote:
Marty1979 wrote: And I saw one of his daughters from previous marriage is 31
Does it really matter how old his daughter is! Seriously what a stupid comment. Dont mean he had her that young - he would have been 23. Not really a teenage parent or anything.
Maybe that his new bride is the same age as his daughter?
Dont really see what difference that makes either.

They obviously love each other and she's obviously not bothered about the age difference. Doesnt seem to me that the age difference or the fact he has a daughter the same age as her had anything to do with what happened at the wedding!
[quote][p][bold]reasonable75[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Hk[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Marty1979[/bold] wrote: And I saw one of his daughters from previous marriage is 31[/p][/quote]Does it really matter how old his daughter is! Seriously what a stupid comment. Dont mean he had her that young - he would have been 23. Not really a teenage parent or anything.[/p][/quote]Maybe that his new bride is the same age as his daughter?[/p][/quote]Dont really see what difference that makes either. They obviously love each other and she's obviously not bothered about the age difference. Doesnt seem to me that the age difference or the fact he has a daughter the same age as her had anything to do with what happened at the wedding! Hk

10:28pm Fri 14 Dec 12

Marty1979 says...

I'm sure they do - but I wonder if they will be together in 20 years time

He will be an OAP but she will be in her prime

Or will he swap for a newer version?
I'm sure they do - but I wonder if they will be together in 20 years time He will be an OAP but she will be in her prime Or will he swap for a newer version? Marty1979

11:31pm Fri 14 Dec 12

Gypo.Joe says...

Many a good tune played on an old fiddle Marty let me tell ya boi. ;)
Many a good tune played on an old fiddle Marty let me tell ya boi. ;) Gypo.Joe

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